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ASH Seeks Editor-in-Chief for The Hematologist

ASH is in the initial stage of the selection process for the next Editor-in-Chief of The Hematologist (term:2018-2020).

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The Saga of Theranos

Drs. Tracy George and Rama Gullapalli have a conversation with Dr. Jason Gotlib about lessons for clinicians and pathologists, learned from the Theranos controversy.

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Successful Treatment Reduction in Childhood ALL

Dr. Raetz studies the possibility of therapy reduction in good risk subsets due to improvements in ALL outcomes.

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Current Issue

September/October 2016              
Volume 13, Issue 5

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President's Column

Dr Charles Abrams - new designProfessor of Medicine, Pathology, and Laboratory Medicine; Director PENN-CHOP Blood Center for Patient Care and Discovery, Philadelphia, PA
Recruitment Across the Spectrum
August 24, 2016

Dr. Charles Abrams talks about the importance of ASH's effort to promote diversity through its Minority Recruitment Initiative's programs.

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  • Cancer Moonshot Blue Ribbon Panel Recommendations Align with ASH's Priorities
    September 13, 2016

    The Cancer Moonshot Blue Ribbon Panel recently released a report highlighting 10 key research opportunities that should be supported by the Cancer Moonshot initiative to accelerate progress against cancer. ASH submitted recommendations to the Panel in response to the National Cancer Institute’s request for information on high priority areas that should be supported by this initiative.

  • NHLBI’s Strategic Vision Reflects ASH’s Research Priorities
    August 18, 2016

    The National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) has released its strategic vision which highlights the goals and research priorities that will inform its policy and funding decisions for heart, lung, blood, and sleep diseases (HLBS) in the next several years. ASH participated in the NHLBI’s strategic visioning process and submitted additional comments when the NHLBI’s draft strategic priorities were released.

  • Medicare’s Inpatient Proposed Rule and What it Means for Hematology
    April 21, 2016

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the annual set of proposals governing payments for services provided to patients admitted to the hospital, commonly referred to as the hospital inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS). ASH explores how this will affect hematologists.

  • ASH Pleads for Payment Innovation in Rare Diseases Such As Sickle Cell Disease
    April 12, 2016

    As part of the American Society of Hematology’s (ASH) multifaceted initiative to address the burden of sickle cell disease, ASH is in the process of working with stakeholders to improve access to care for individuals with sickle cell disease.  Included in this effort is

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